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ORION CENTER CALENDAR ARCHIVE


Greenfield Scholars Seminar

  • 10 November, 1999
    Greenfield Scholars Seminar
    Prof. Emanuel Tov
    Editor-in-Chief, Discoveries in the Judaean Desert series
    Bible Dept., Hebrew University
    "The Greek Texts from the Judaean Desert"
    12:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus

  • 22 December, 1999
    Greenfield Scholars Seminar
    Prof. Devorah Dimant
    Bible Dept., Haifa University
    "The Apocryphon of Jeremiah--a New Apocalyptic Composition from Qumran" (in Hebrew)
    12:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus

  • 8 March, 2000
    Greenfield Scholars Seminar
    Prof. Donald W. Parry
    Brigham Young University
    "Text-Critical Aspects of the Non-Aligned Readings of 4QSama" (in English)
    12:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus

  • 13 March, 2000
    Greenfield Memorial Evening

    Lectures and presentation to mark the fifth anniversary of Prof. Jonas C. Greenfield's death and the completion of the volume of his collected articles. Sponsored by the Israel Academy of Sciences and the Orion Center, Hebrew University.
    Program in Hebrew
    6:30 pm, Israel Academy of Sciences, Jerusalem

    Introductory remarks:
    Prof. Shaul Shaked (Hebrew University)
    Dr. Esther Chazon (Hebrew University)
    Prof. Shalom Paul (Hebrew University)
    Prof. Michael Stone (Hebrew University)

    Lectures:
    Prof. Menachem Kister (Hebrew University): "God's Sovereignty over the World: Legal Formulations and Theology"
    Prof. Hanan Eshel (Bar-Ilan University): "Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek in Economic Documents from the Judaean Desert."



  • 3 May, 2000
    Greenfield Scholars Seminar
    Prof. Eliezer Segal, Orion Visiting Scholar (University of Calgary)
    "Seventy Faces to the LXX: The Rabbinic Tradition on the Greek Translation of the Pentateuch Revisited"
    12:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus

  • 13 December 2000
    Greenfield Scholars Seminar
    Prof. John Kampen (Bluffton College, Ohio)
    "4Q184 and 4Q185 amidst the Qumran Wisdom Texts"
    12:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus Campus

  • 17 January 2001
    Greenfield Scholars Seminar
    Dr. Joshua Levinson (Hebrew Literature Dept., Hebrew University)
    Michael Segal (Research Student, Bible Dept., Hebrew University)
    "Reading the Rewritten Biblical Story in Second Temple Literature and Midrash"
    12:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus Campus

  • 16 May 2001
    Greenfield Scholars Seminar
    Prof. Susan Sheridan (Dept. of Anthropology, University of Notre Dame)
    "A Reexamination of the Human Skeletons from Qumran and the Question of Women at the Site" (in English)
    12:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus Campus

  • 13 November 2002
    "The Medieval Transmission of Aramaic Levi" (in Hebrew);
    Prof. Michael Stone, (The Hebrew University)

  • November 03, 2003
    Greenfield Scholars Seminar

    12:30-14:00 p.m.: Dr. Cana Werman; Prof. Menchem Kister
    Rabin Building, Room 2001/2
    To read the Hebrew flyer, please click here


  • May 12, 2003
    Greenfield Scholars Seminar
    Jerusalem Task Force for Science and Scrolls: Technologies of Ancient Writing Materials,
    Professors Charles Greenblatt and Azriel Gorski, The Kuvin Centre for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases Science and Antiquities Group presiding
    12:15-2:00 p.m.: Sara Oren (The Hebrew University; Orion Center Grant Recipient, 2002-2003):
    The Dead Sea Scrolls: The Scribal Signature; Prof. Azriel Gorski (Kuvin Centre):
    The Shift from Animal Hide and Papyrus to the Use of Paper
    .
    Rabin Building, Room 2001/2


  • NOVEMBER 1, 2004 Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15-14:00 p.m.: Prof. Deborah Gera (Dept. of Classical Studies, The Hebrew University), "The Book of Judith: Between Bethulia and Greece "(in Hebrew)
    The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, Rabin Building, Room 3001, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus


  • MARCH 29, 2004
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15-14:00 p.m.: Dr. Dwight D. Swanson (Nazarene Theological College, Manchester, UK), "Literary Clues for Recognising 'Scriptural' Texts"(in English)
    The Rabin World Center of Jewish Studies, Room 2001/2, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus


  • MARCH 03, 2004
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    Esther G. Chazon, Orion Center Director, presiding
    12:15-14:00 p.m.: Dr. Noah Hacham (The Hebrew University, Dept. of Jewish History), "Purim of Shushan and Purim of Alexandria: Between 3 Maccabees and the Scroll of Esther" (in Hebrew)
    The Rabin World Center of Jewish Studies, Room 2001/2, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus


  • DECEMBER 20, 2005 Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:00-14:00 p.m. Prof. Daniel Falk (Department of Religious Studies, University of Oregon): “Community Order at Qumran”
    The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, Rabin Building, Room 3001, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here


  • MAY 19, 2005 Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15-14:00 p.m.: Prof. Crispin Fletcher-Louis, Visiting Scholar, UK will discuss "Fresh Thoughts on Early Enoch Traditions "(in English).
    Chairperson: Prof. Rachel Elior (Department of Jewish Philosophy, The Hebrew University) The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, Rabin Building, Room 3001, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here

  • MARCH 22, 2005 Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    14:15-15:30 p.m.: Prof. Alexander Rofe on "Controversies and Sects in the Second Commonwealth and Corrections in Biblical Texts"
    Chairperson: Prof. Daniel Schwartz, (Department of Jewish History, The Hebrew University) The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, Rabin Building, Room 3001, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus
    To read the Hebrew flyer, please click here

  • DECEMBER 12, 2006
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12-14:00 p.m. Prof. Emanuel Tov (Department of Bible, The Hebrew University): “The Many Faces of Scripture: Reflections on the LXX and 4QReworked Pentateuch” (in Hebrew)
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
    For an abstract of Prof. Tov's presentation, please click here.
  • JUNE 14, 2006
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar 12:15-14:00 p.m. Prof. Alexander Rofe (Department of Bible, Hebrew University) To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
  • MAY 29, 2006
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar 12:15-14:00 p.m. Dr Michael Segal (Department of Bible, Hebrew University) "Eschatological Biblical Interpretation in 1 Enoch 1 and its Echoes in Ancient Jewish Literature" The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, Rabin Building, Room 3001, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus
    Chairman: Dr. Baruch Swartz, Department of Bible, Hebrew University To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
  • APRIL 26, 2006
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15-14:00 p.m. Dr. Shani Berrin (University of Sydney, Australia): “Destiny, Testimony, and Textualism in Jubilees' Heavenly Tablets”
    The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, Rabin Building, Room 2001, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus
    Chairman: Prof. Michel Stone, Gail Levin de Nur Professor of Religious Studies as well as Professor of Armenian Studies, Orion Center Academic Committee Chairman, Hebrew University
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
  • APRIL 04, 2006
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15-14:00 p.m. Prof. Steven Weitzman (Department of Religious Studies, University of Bloomington, Indiana): “Psychological Warfare in the War Scroll and Josepus”
    The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, Rabin Building, Room 3001, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus
    Chairman : Prof. Devorah Gera , Classical Studies, Hebrew University
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here



  • December 4, 2007
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12:15–14:00 p.m. Prof. Joseph Patrich: “Aspects of Pre-Herodian Architectural Reality in the Temple Scroll”
    The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, Rabin Building, Room 2001
    To read the Prof. Joseph Patrich Abstract please click here

  • November 13, 2007
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12-14 p.m. Prof. Devorah Dimant (Department of Bible, University of Haifa): “Apocryphal and Pseudepigraphical Literature at Qumran” (in Hebrew)
    The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, Rabin Building, Room 2001
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
    For an abstract of Prof. Devorah Dimant, please click here.
  • April 17, 2007
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12-14 p.m. Dr. Torleif Elgvin (Evangelical Lutheran University College, Norway): “Seeing the Heavenly Temple: From the Tanakh to Qumran” (in English)
    The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, The Rabin Building, Room 2001
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
    For an abstract of Dr. Elgvin's presentation, please click here.
  • JANUARY 10, 2007
    Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
    12-14 p.m. Prof. Menahem Kister (Department of Talmud, The Hebrew University): “Liturgical Scrolls and their Contribution to the Study of the Formulation of the Amidah Prayer” (in Hebrew)
    To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
    For an abstract of Prof. Kister's presentation, please click here.


    • December 18, 2008.
      Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
      12:15–14:00 p.m. Prof. Hanan Eshel (Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology, Bar-Ilan University): “Psalm 155: A Song of Repentance” (in Hebrew)
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here


    2008 Past Events


    • May 14, 2008.
      Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
      12:15–14:00 p.m. Dr. Rafael Zer (Department of Bible, The Hebrew University; Orion Center Post-Doctoral Fellow): “A Very Narrow Bridge: the Biblical Text between the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Masoretes” (in Hebrew)
      The Mandel Institute of Jewish Studies, Rabin Building, Room 2001
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here



    • April 8, 2008.
      Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
      12:15–14:00 p.m. Dr. Hanan Birenboim (Department of Hebrew Literature, The Hebrew University; Orion Center Post-Doctoral Fellow): “The Halakhic Standing of Jerusalem in the Dead Sea Scrolls” (in Hebrew)
      The Mandel Institute of Jewish Studies, Rabin Building, Room 2001
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
      To read the Dr. Hanan Birenboim Abstract please click here



    • February 27, 2008
      Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
      12:15–14:00 p.m. Prof. Elisha Qimron (Department of the Hebrew Language, Ben Gurion University of the Negev): "Concerning a General Edition of the Dead Sea Scrolls" (in Hebrew)
      The Mandel Institute of Jewish Studies, Rabin Building, Room 2001



    • March 18, 2008.
      Jonas C. Greenfield Scholars’ Seminar
      12:15–14:00 p.m. Dr. Guy Stiebel (Department of Archaeology, The Hebrew University; Orion Center Post-Doctoral Fellow): “Between Matter and Spirit: Topics in the War Scroll in the Light of Archaeological Discoveries” (in Hebrew)
      The Mandel Institute of Jewish Studies, Rabin Building, Room 2001
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here



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      Coffee Hour




      2008-2009


    • January 21, 2009.
      Presentation and Discussion
      12:15–13:30 p.m. Dr. Lara Guglielmo (Department of Ancient History, University of Naples Federico II; Orion Grant Recipient): “A Physical Reconstruction of the Halakhic Section of 4Q266 Witness” (in English)
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
      To read the English Abstract, please click here

    • November 26, 2008.
      Presentation and Discussion
      12:15–13:30 p.m. Mr. Christian Stadel (M.A. University of Heidelberg; Ph.D. Candidate, Department of the Hebrew Language, The Hebrew University; Orion Center Master’s Thesis Award Recipient): “Hebraisms in the Aramaic Dead Sea Scrolls” (in Hebrew)
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
      To read the English Abstract, please click here



      2007-2008 Old Events


    • June 4, 2008.
      Presentation and Discussion
      12:15–13:30 p.m. Noam Mizrahi (Department of Bible, The Hebrew University; Jean Matlow Orion Scholarship recipient): “Concerning the Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice and Biblical Priestly Literature: Linguistic and Stylistic Aspects”
      The Mandel Institute of Jewish Studies, Rabin Building, Room 2001
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
      For an abstract of Noam Mizrahi's presentation, please click here.
    • January 16, 2008
      Presentation and Discussion
      12:15–13:30 p.m. Dr. Eyal ben Eliyahu (Department of Jewish History, The Hebrew University; Jean Matlow Orion Scholarship recipient): “ èåîàú àøõ äòîéí åèåîàú îãåø âåééí áîâéìú äî÷ãù åáñôøåú çëîéí”
      The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, Rabin Building, Room 2001
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here

    • December 26, 2007
      Presentation and Discussion
      12:15–13:30 p.m. Roi Porat (Departments of Archaeology and Geography, The Hebrew University; Orion Master’s Thesis Award Recipient): “Bar Kokhba Refuge Caves in the Area between Ein Gedi and Qumran in Light of the Renewed Research Project in the Judean Desert” (in Hebrew)
      The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, Rabin Building, Room 2001
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here

    • December 11, 2002
      Hanan Birenboym (The Hebrew University; Orion Center Grant Recipient, 2002-2003):
      "Sin, Impurity and the Body in the Qumran Scrolls" (in Hebrew)

    • 2 November, 1999
      First coffee hour (coffee hour will be held on Tuesdays during the academic year), 9:15-10:00 a.m.
      Rm. 6115 (except when a presentation is scheduled)
      Faculty, students and visitors are welcome

    • 30 November, 1999
      Coffee Hour
      Esther Eshel
      Bible Dept., Bar Ilan University
      "Abraham's Dream in the Genesis Apocryphon and in Parallel Sources"
      9:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus

    • 4 January, 2000
      Coffee Hour
      Beatrice Monco
      Research Student
      Hebrew University
      "Textual Transmission of Greek Apocryphal Literature"
      9:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus

    • 29 February, 2000
      Coffee Hour
      Dr. Galen Marcus
      "Intertextuality As a Methodological Approach to Qumran Texts"
      9:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus

    • 11 April, 2000
      Coffee Hour
      Prof. Étienne Nodet
      "James the Righteous, the Brother of Jesus Was Never a Christian. Could He Have Been One Teacher of Righteousness?"
      9:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus

    • 16 May, 2000
      Coffee Hour
      Guy Stiebel
      "The Military Aspects of the War Scroll in a New Light"
      9:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus

    • 15 November 2000
      First coffee hour
      12:15-13:15, Rm. 6115, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus Campus

    • 29 November 2000
      Coffee Hour Lecture
      Nechemiah Gordon, MA student (Bible Dept., Hebrew University)
      "The Calendar in Gen. 8-9 and in 4Q252"
      12:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus Campus

    • 3 January 2001
      Coffee Hour Lecture
      Noam Mizrachi, MA student (Bible Dept., Hebrew University)
      "The 'Son of God' Scroll (4Q246) in Its Linguistic Context"
      12:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus Campus

    • 31 January 2001
      Coffee Hour Lecture
      Mi-Sof Park, MA student (Hebrew Language Dept., Hebrew University)
      "Repetition and Non-repetition in the Language of the Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls"
      12:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus Campus

    • 14 March 2001
      Coffee Hour Lecture
      Ronit Nikolsky, PhD student (Religion Dept., Hebrew University) and Orion grant recipient
      "History of the Rechabites" (in Hebrew)
      12:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus Campus

    • 18 April 2001
      Coffee Hour Lecture
      Noah Hacham, PhD student (Jewish History Dept., Hebrew University)
      "New Perspectives on 3 Maccabees" (in Hebrew)
      12:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus Campus

    • 2 May 2001
      Coffee Hour Lecture
      Avner Glicklich, PhD student (Jewish History Dept., Hebrew University) and Orion grant recipient
      "The Historical-Anthropological Background of the Formation of the Dead Sea Sect" (in Hebrew)
      12:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus Campus

    • 30 May 2001
      Coffee Hour Lecture
      Nathaniel Levtow, PhD student (Religion Dept., Hebrew University) and Orion grant recipient
      "Polemics against 'Incorrect' Worship Practices in Qumran Sectarian Literature" (in English)
      12:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus Campus

    • 6 June 2001
      Coffee Hour Lecture
      Prof. Michael Swartz (Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Ohio State University)
      "Sacrifice in the Synagogue: The Ritual for the Day of Atonement in Jewish History and Imagination" (in Hebrew)
      12:15, Rm. 4121, Humanities Wing, Mt. Scopus Campus

    • December 11, 2002

      Hanan Birenboym (The Hebrew University; Orion Center Grant Recipient, 2002-2003):
      "Sin, Impurity and the Body in the Qumran Scrolls" (in Hebrew)


    • March 12, 2003
      Coffee Hour Presentation
      12:15-1:30 p.m. Noam Mizrahi (The Hebrew University; Orion Center M.A. Prize, 2003-2003): The "Prayer of Enosh" (4Q369) Reconsidered. Rabin Building, Room 2001/2

    • DECEMBER 17, 2003
      Coffee Hour Presentation
      14:15-16:00 p.m. Rabin Building, Room 1001
      Dr. Mats Eskhult (Department of Asian and African Languages University of Uppsala, Sweden): "Linguistic Stage and Literary Style in Esther as compared to Ruth" (in English)


    • JUNE 16, 2004
      Coffee Hour Presentation
      12:15-13:30 p.m."Orion Center-The Next Ten Years," chaired by Esther Chazon, Orion Center Director. Rabin Building, Room 2001/2 (in Hebrew).


    • MAY 12, 2004
      Coffee Hour Presentation
      12:15-14:00 p.m.: Mr. Eyal Ben Eliahoo (The Hebrew University, Dept. of Jewish History; Orion Center Grant Recipient for the year 2003): "The Borders of the Land in Second Temple Literature"
      The Rabin World Center of Jewish Studies, Room 2001/2, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus


    • NOVEMBER 15, 2005
      Coffee Hour Presentation
      12:00-13:30 p.m. Aryeh Amihay (Department of Bible, The Hebrew University): “Interlacement of Biblical Quotations as a Stylistic Feature of the Hodayot Scroll”
      The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, The Rabin Building, Room 3001, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here

    • APRIL 6, 2005
      Coffee Hour Presentation
      12:30-2:00 p.m.: Vered Hillel (Department of Comparative Religion, The Hebrew University),
      recipient of the Orion Center doctoral fellowship, on "The Source, Structure and Composition of the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs" (in English).
      Chairperson: Prof. Michael Stone (Gail Levin de Nur Professor of Comparative Religion and Department of Armenian Studies, The Hebrew University) The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, The Rabin Building, Room 3001, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here

    • MARCH 6, 2005
      Coffee Hour Presentation
      12:30-2:00 p.m.: Leeor Gottleib (Department of Bible, The Hebrew University),
      recipient of the Orion Center award for an outstanding M.A. thesis, on "Two Types of Erroneous Repetition in the Bible and Qumran."
      Chairperson: Prof. Emanuel Tov (Department of Bible, The Hebrew University) The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, The Rabin Building, Room 3001, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
    • May 29
      Discussion Hour Presentation
      12:15-1:30 p.m. Russell Hobson, (Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies, University of Sydney, Australia )“‘Methods for Measuring the Stability of Ancient Near Eastern Texts in Transmission” (in English)
      The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, The Rabin Building, Room 3001.
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
      For an abstract of Russell Hobson's presentation, please click here.
    • May 15
      Discussion Hour Presentation
      12:15-1:30 p.m. Moshe Tor Paz, PhD student (Jewish History Dept., Hebrew University) “‘îéäå ìà éäåãé, æäåú éäåãéú áéîé äáéú äùðé”
      The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, The Rabin Building, Room 2001
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here

    • March 13
      Discussion Hour Presentation
      12:00-1:30 p.m. Joseph Leon Angel, (Orion Grant Recipient, New York University, U.S.A): “‘Priesthood in History and Imagination at Qumran” (in English)
      The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, The Rabin Building, Room 3001, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
      For an abstract of Joseph Leon Angel's presentation, please click here.
    • January 23
      Discussion Hour Presentation
      12:00-1:30 p.m. Yehoshua Granat (Orion Grant Recipient, Hebrew University): “‘Before the World was Made’: Early Piyyut and the Afterlife of Pseudepigrapha” (in Hebrew)
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
      For an abstract of Yehoshua Granat's presentation, please click here.
    • March 21, 2006
      Discussion Hour Presentation
      12:15-13:30 p.m. Jeremy S. Penner: (Orion Grant Recipient 2005/6 PH.D Student, McMaster University, Canada) "The Motivation for Daily Communal Prayer at Qumran"
      The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, The Rabin Building, Room 3001, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
    • March 7, 2006
      Discussion Hour Presentation
      12:00-13:30 p.m. Dorit Gordon: "The Topography of Jerusalem and Josephus' Descriptions of Pompey's Siege"
      The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, The Rabin Building, Room 3001, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here

    • January 24, 2006
      Discussion Hour Presentation
      12:00-13:30 p.m. Junghwa Choi (Wolfson College, Oxford): “Jewish Leadership in Roman Palestine”
      The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, The Rabin Building, Room 3001, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here

    • January 10, 2006
      Discussion Hour Presentation
      12:00-13:30 p.m. Alexander Paul Jassen (Skirball Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, New York University): “Prophets, Prophecy and Revelation in the Dead Sea Scrolls”
      The Mandel World Center for Jewish Studies, The Rabin Building, Room 3001, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here
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      Pontifical Biblical Institute Lecture

    • 19 November, 1999
      Pontifical Biblical Institute Lecture
      Prof. Albert Baumgarten, Bar Ilan University
      "Four Stages of a Millennial Movement"
      10:30-12:00, Pontifical Biblical Institute, 3 Emil Botta Street, Jerusalem

    • 3 December, 1999
      Pontifical Biblical Institute Lecture
      Dr. Esther Chazon, Hebrew University
      Director, Orion Center
      "Messianic Figures and Messianic Expectations in the Dead Sea Scrolls"
      10:30-12:00, Pontifical Biblical Institute, 3 Emil Botta Street, Jerusalem

    • 17 December, 1999
      Pontifical Biblical Institute Lecture
      Prof. Serge Rogire, Hebrew University
      "The Kingdom of God and the End of Days in Second Temple Literature"
      10:30-12:00, Pontifical Biblical Institute, 3 Emil Botta Street, Jerusalem

    • 10 November 2000
      Pontifical Biblical Institute Lecture Series
      Prof. Hanan Eshel (Bar-Ilan University)
      "Prof. David Flusser's Contribution to the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls"
      In English
      10:30-12:00, 3 Emile Bota St., Jerusalem

    • 8 December 2000
      Pontifical Biblical Institute Lecture Series
      Prof. Isaiah Gafni (History Dept., Hebrew University)
      "Rabbinic Attitudes and Responses to Early Christianity"
      In English
      10:30-12:00, 3 Emile Bota St., Jerusalem

    • 12 January 2001
      Pontifical Biblical Institute Lecture Series
      Dr. David Satran (Comparative Religion Dept., Hebrew University)
      "Early Christian Literature and Its Biblical Paradigms" (in English)
      10:30-12:00, 3 Emile Bota St., Jerusalem

    • NOVEMBER 14, 2003
      Pontifical Biblical Institute Lecture Series
      10:30-12:00 a.m.: Dr. David Satran (Religion Dept., Hebrew University)
      "Philo of Alexandria and Paul of Tarsus: Hellenistic Judaism and the Beginnings of Christianity"
      3 Emile Botta St, Jerusalem.

    • DECEMBER 12, 2003
      Pontifical Biblical Institute Lecture Series
      10:30-12:00 a.m.: Prof. Daniel Schwartz (Jewish History Dept., Hebrew University)
      "Josephus and Luke, Quirinius and Melchizedek: When Was Jesus Born?"
      3 Emile Botta St, Jerusalem.

    • December 17, 2004
      Pontifical Biblical Institute Lecture Series
      10:30-12:00 a.m.: Dr. Esther Chazon (Hebrew Literature Dept., Hebrew University)
      "The Problem of Evil and the Question of Magic in the Dead Sea Scrolls"
      3 Emile Botta St, Jerusalem.

    • November 10, 2004
      Pontifical Biblical Institute Lecture Series
      18:30: Prof. Michael Stone (Gail Levin de Nur Professor of Comparative Religion and Founding Director of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
      " Adam and Enoch: Competing Paradigms for the Origin of Evil "
      The Rothberg School for Overseas Students, Room 100

    • November 26, 2004
      Pontifical Biblical Institute Lecture Series
      10:30-12:00 a.m.: Dr. David Satran (Dept. of Religion, The Hebrew University)
      "The Problem of Evil and the Question of Magic in Early Christianity"
      3 Emile Botta St, Jerusalem.

    • January 9, 2004
      Pontifical Biblical Institute Lecture Series
      10:30-12:00 a.m.: Dr. Serge Ruzer (Religion Dept., Hebrew University)
      "Biblical Exegesis at Qumran and the Early Jesus Movement".
      3 Emile Botta St, Jerusalem.



    • January 12, 2007
      Rothberg International School/ Pontifical Biblical Institute Lectures in Memory of Miriam Sheffer
      10:30 a.m. Prof. Justin Taylor (Ecole Biblique et Archeologique Francaise, Jerusalem): " 'The Bible in its Traditions': A New Project of the Ecole Biblique."
      The Pontifical Biblical Institute, 3 Paul Emil Botta Street, Jerusalem
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here

    • December 15, 2006
      Rothberg International School/ Pontifical Biblical Institute Lectures in Memory of Miriam Sheffer
      10:30 a.m. Dr. Maren Niehoff (Department of Jewish Thought, The Hebrew University): "Biblical Exegesis and Homeric Scholarship in Antiquity."
      The Pontifical Biblical Institute, 3 Paul Emil Botta Street, Jerusalem
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here

    • November 28, 2006
      Rothberg International School/ Pontifical Biblical Institute Lectures in Memory of Miriam Sheffer
      18:00 p.m. Prof. Daniel Schwartz (Department of Jewish History, The Hebrew University): “Where Should We Put the Second Temple Period? Heinrich Graetz’s Problem and our Own” (in English)
      The Rothberg School, Boyar Building, Room 100, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus


    • JANUARY 6, 2006
      Pontifical Biblical Institute Rothberg international School Lecture Series in Memory of Miriam Sheffer
      10:30 A.M. Dr. Serge Ruzer (Department of Comparative Religion, Hebrew University) “Early Christian Biblical Exegesis: Inherited Jewish Patterns and the Drawing of Boundaries”
      The Pontifical Biblical Institute, 3 Paul Emil Botta Street, Jerusalem
      To read the Flyer, please click here


    • DECEMBER 16, 2005
      Pontifical Biblical Institute Rothberg international School Lecture Series in Memory of Miriam Sheffer
      10:30 A.M Prof. Benjamin G. Wright ( Lehigh University) “The Allegorical Interpretation of the Law in the Letter of Aristeas”
      The Pontifical Biblical Institute, 3 Paul Emil Botta St., Jerusalem
      To read the English Flyer, please click here


    • NOVEMBER 29, 2005
      Pontifical Biblical Institute Rothberg international School Lecture Series in Memory of Miriam Sheffer
      18:30 p.m. Prof. Yair Zakovitch (Department of Bible, The Hebrew University): “Between Inner-Biblical and Extra-Biblical Interpretation”
      The Boyar Building, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus
      To read the English Flyer, please click here
      To read the Hebrew invitation, please click here

    • December 18, 2007
      Mandel Institute of Jewish Studies/ The Rothberg International School/ The Center for the Study of Christianity/ The Pontifical Biblical Institute
      Lectures in Memory of Miriam Sheffer
      6:00 p.m. Prof. Zeev Weiss (Institute of Archeology, Scholion Interdisciplinary Research Center in Jewish Studies, The Hebrew University): "Artistic Trends and Contact between Jews and “Others” in Late Antique Sepphoris"
      The Rothberg International School Auditorium
      The Boyar Building, Room 100
      The Hebrew University Mount Scopus

       

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      Scrolls Forum

    • 12 September 2000
      "The Day of Atonement in the Bible and Rabbinic Literature in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls"
      Dr. Israel Knohl (Hebrew University) and Dr. Shlomo Naeh (Hebrew University)
      Greetings: Dr. Adolfo Roitman, Curator, Shrine of the Book
      Chairperson: Dr. Esther Chazon, Director, Orion Center
      19:30, Springer Auditorium
      Israel Museum

    • 26 December 2000
      Orion Center/Shrine of the Book Lecture and Discussion
      Prof. Daniel Schwartz (Hebrew University)
      "Did Hellenism Create Judaism?"

      Prof. Adele Reinhartz (McMaster University, Canada)
      "The Bible in Hollywood Films"

      In Hebrew
      18:00, Springer Auditorium, Israel Museum

    • 22 May 2001
      Joint Orion Center - Shrine of the Book Program
      in connection with the Orion International Symposium
      Speakers and topics to be announced.
      19:30, Springer Auditorium, Israel Museum

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      Symposiums

    • 18 January, 2000
      Pre-symposium program
      "Liturgical Perspectives: Prayer and Poetry in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls"
      Springer Auditorium, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
      19:30

      Opening Remarks:
      Dr. Adolfo Roitman, Curator, Shrine of the Book
      Dr. Esther Chazon, Director, Orion Center

      Lecture:
      Prof. Avigdor Shinan, Hebrew University
      Prof. Isaiah Gafni, Hebrew University

      Program in Hebrew.

      Jointly sponsored by:
      Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Hebrew University
      Shrine of the Book, Israel Museum

    • 19-23 January, 2000
      Fifth Orion Symposium
      "Prayer and Poetry in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls"
      Beit Maiersdorff, Mt. Scopus

    • 26-29 March 2001
      Symposium: "From Hellenistic Judaism to Christian Hellenism"
      Institute for Advanced Studies, Givat Ram Campus

    • 20-22 May 2001
      Sixth Orion International Symposium
      "Sapiential Perspectives: Wisdom Literature in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls"
      Beit Meyersdorf, Mt. Scopus Campus

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    • 5 December 2000
      Orion Center/Tel Aviv University Lecture
      Prof. Bilhah Nitzan (Bible Dept., Tel Aviv University)
      "The Essenes in the Second Temple Period: Central or Marginal?"
      18:00, Gilman Humanities Building, Rm. 223